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of one but allison, you're mentioning four. it appears people learned lessens following superstorm sandy and heeding the warnings. traffic bans were in place. police in new york mentioned there were hundreds of cars stuck on the long island expressway. people really thinking back to the blizzard of '78 when the last travel plan was in place in boston. residents have been getting hit hard and they're trying to keep up with the snowfall. let's take a listen. >> this is the second time i've been out. i only got this little snowblower. i need a plow. >> reporter: over 600,000 power outages around massachusetts and rhode island. outages are not as bad in new york and new jersey, connecticut. there's about 39,000 there. the airports in new york and boston, hartford, those are all closed. we're learning nuclear is trying to get -- newark is trying to get that airport open and get people in the air to their destinations. one good thing about this, we haven't seen kids yet because it's early, but it's a nice snow day for folks. it's nice it happened on the weekend, because there would have been m
inches. you multiply them together it's like superstorm sandy, the cold on one side, the warm on the other. one plus one equaled three. that is what we have here. rain moving up the east coast, snow coming across parts of the northern plains. and then the winter storm advisories, warnings, watches, bliz afterward warnings for boston, hartford, providence. i could see new york city between six and 12 inches. yesterday i was thinking probably three, because it was going to be warmer. now it seems colder, this model is 12.8 for new york. then for new york city on the next one here, models are coming in. we have 11.3. that's why we are at the 6 to 12 for the city. look at the numbers east. three feet for boston. >> i only have a few seconds. in 1978 i was looking through some of the data, it looks like $500 million in damage back then, which was a lot. i think over 100 people dead. are we looking at something this lethal? or are we now in a better place, because we can at least forecast a bit better? >> if you are on the highway and it's snowing and you are stuck, you are putting
the coast is targeting many of the same residents who are still trying to recover from superstorm sandy just a little more than three months ago. in new york congressman peter king serves on the house homeland security committee and joins me now from long island. well, congressman, your community took such a heavy hit. how are you bracing for this storm? >> everything that can be done is being done, and sussex county is pulley mobilized. new york city is fully mobilized. one of the dangers we have, though, is many of peemt are living in homes that are still partially destroyed. this he may be living in the top floor of a two-story house with a bottom half of the basement destroyed. also, the shoreline has been dramatically weakened. even though the surges won't be as great as they were during sandy, it will be much harder to resist because of the shore lien that's been de stated so badly. we're hoping for the best. i guess one advantage is ok a friday night and into saturday at least the -- you know, the crews will be able to go out without worrying too much about traffic being in the way. y
but that could be a real problem in parts of long island queens and brooklyn so devastated during superstorm sandy those natural coastal defenses are gone, and even a relatively low three to five-foot storm surge could create a problem. we're starting to see some schools being closed or closed early, as this storm is expected to get worse throughout the day. >> seth doane, thank you. >>> and from new york to boston the travel nightmare has already begun with thousands of flights canceled. starting this afternoon, all flights, that's right, all flights in and out of boston's logan airport are grounded and that affects flights all across the country. terrell brown is at logan, terrell, good morning. >> reporter: norah, anthony good morning to you. nearly 500 flights have been canceled in boston more than 1,800 in the new york area and officials here saying with that many flight cancellations on the grid you can expect air travel problems throughout the day today and maybe through the weekend, and it's not, folks on the west coast taking a flight out of the country's mid s
in the northeast. you just lived through superstorm sandy, pommelled the region, that was back in the end of october. and one of the hardest hit areas, staten island, new york, that's where mary snow is today. tell me how people are doing, how they're feeling today. >> reporter: brooke, the thing that people keep saying is here we go again. this is a punch in the gut, and the last thing people here needed. look around me. get a sense of how much work still needs to be done. if we can just pan over, right near us is a tent where volunteers provide meals every day to people here on staten island, in ts section that was so badly damaged. that's where we met steve chatty. he's displaced with his family. he says he comes here every day for his meals. he says he can't believe that he's still living this way and is in disbelief that another major storm is headed here. >> to be honest with you, becoming numb as far as any weather related, you know, issues. we don't have anything left to lose anymore. we lost everything. so i couldn't worry more about it. it is not going to help with anything. jus
after superstorm sandy? >> reporter: right, the ripple effect could be huge. new york city is saying we are certainly prepared for the storm but flooding always is a main concern especially for the areas left vulnerable following superstorm sandy. they're more vulnerable to the high winds and that storm surge. here in the big apple, they have 250,000 tons of salt on standby as well as 1800 snowplows. new york city transportation authority is preparing to use superpowered snow throwers in an effort to keep the trains running smoothly. new york's governor, andrew cuomo is setting up at noon today his emergency operations center. rick, that is really to coordinate all the relief efforts. back to you. rick: anna kooiman, live in midtown manhattan. new york city. anna thank you. alisyn: as you can imagine this major snowstorm is paralyzing air travel. that affects people across the country not just on the east coast. airlines have canceled more than 3 thou flights today. this man hoping to fly from phoenix to boston, well, he is not going anywhere for days. >> our initial flight was canceled
combined, we called it superstorm sandy? this is actually going to have hurricane-force winds with it as it comes through our area and into the northeast for the rest of this weekend. winds are going to be 70 miles per hour as the two storms come together and it's called a coastal bomb, a big low pressure off the east coast making blizzard conditions from boston to maine all the way back now, blizzard warnings into new york city. new york city proper, all of the bureaus for new york city and the counties out in long island, including all of connecticut, road eye island, boston. a storm surge, a coastal low. last time we talked about storm surge, sandy. it's going to be five feet this time. not the 12 to 14 feet we saw with sandy. we're going to have big waves as well. waves could be big on tomorrp o that surnl. the computers are not agreeing that these are going to come together as a receiver and a football player and quarterback getting together on a long bomb pass. 17 inches on this model for boston. only 5 1/2 or 6 for new york city on this model. but the one that we're rea
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